fmfirst ® CAFM Newsletter
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July 2016

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Enjoy some summer sun on us!
We've been waiting for the weather to improve before sending out our `summer' newsletter but decided we couldn't wait any longer...!

It's been another busy year to date and Asckey's fmfirst® CAFM product suite continues to evolve  in-line with current Health Sector legislation.

Edition highlights

Find out how you can improve your Facilities Management operations and maximise system performance - call us on 0845 270 7747 or contact us via the web contact form.  We look forward to hearing from you!
newmodulesNew! Health and safety risk analysis modules
Under current health and safety legislation, trusts have a number of obligations including a duty to monitor and rectify risks associated with hazards in the work environment.  These three new modules have been developed to meet your monitoring needs:

fmfirst ® health and safety - legionella
Where there is a risk of Legionnaires' disease it is necessary to monitor any items/equipment on a regular basis and to keep detailed system records of any non-conformities an follow-up actions .  fmfirst® health and safety - legionella offers an effective solution for estates managers looking to formally monitor Legionella. More...   

fmfirst health and safety - asbestos  
In order to comply with the HSE recommendations, it is essential that organisations keep a reister of all Asbestos containing materials.  fmfirst's Asbestos Register calculates and displays the Asbestos assessment scores in alignment with the current HSE calculation. The Asbestos module links to the fmfirst ® estates module, so that asbestos related remedial work will be displayed on estates tickets.  More... 
fmfirst survey
How can you ensure that vital maintenance tasks are being carried out to set policy guidelines? fmfirst survey is a highly adaptable tool that can be used to monitor tasks in terms of quality and efficiency, perform vital service checks and provide an essential audit trail. Generate specific surveys as required or at set regular intervals. More... 
freereviewCould you be getting more out of your CAFM system? 
Is your current CAFM system meeting your requirements? Does it do what you want it to do? What could it be doing better? The technological landscape continues to evolve at a rapid pace - find out how the latest developments in web and mobile technologies could transform your day-to-day estates and facilities management processes. 

Contact Asckey today on 0845 270 7747 to book your free, no obligation CAFM system review. 
Request your free, no obligation CAFM system review today right_one 
right_oneNew ISO 27001:2013 accreditation 
Cong ratulations to the Asckey team on acheiving ISO 27001:2013. Information Security Management System (ISMS)accreditation this year. The ISO 27001 standard was published in October 2005 and is the specification for an ISMS (Information Security Management System). 
Place PLACE collections made simple 
PLACE data collections can be time consuming, paper driven and error prone...! Since the launch of fmfirst® PLACE mobile and fmfirst®
PLACE lite mobile last year, we now have a number of trusts benefitting with:
  • Reduced assessment time with one point data entry
  • Direct data uploads from a mobile device to central HSCIC efm portal
  • Action plan implementation and monitoring of problem areas with fmfirst® PLACE lite mobile
  • Enhanced data security, and more...
Offer - Free fmfirst® PLACE trial, see the difference for free! Contact Asckey today on 0845 270 7747 and ask about our current fmfirst® PLACE mobile free trial offers.
Hosting1 Application hosting - how can you benefit?   
Expanding CAFM software systems require specialist maintenance and support. Applications hosted here at Asckey are given immediate priority and our expert N3 Hosting System Support Team ensure your service is regularly maintained for essential service continuity.  Benefit from:
  • Offsite N3 hosted network for fast, direct, secure system access
  • Dedicated system specialist support team
  • Fast system install, upgrades and user management
  • And much more...
Contact Asckey today on 0845 270 7747 to find out how opting for remote application hosting can significantly improve your system performance.
PLACE3Conference season       
AHCP Professional Development Event, 9th and 10th June, Warwickshire - this year's conference had the theme "Delivering Under Pressure" with talks and demonstrations focused on how trusts can improve efficiency. We will be contacting all visitors to the stand who expressed an interest in a free fmfirst® cleaning trial asap.  Contact us to book your no obligation free trial today.

Facilities Show 21-23rd June, Excel, London
- This industry wide show provides an opportunity for Facilities Managers to come together to discover the latest developments in FM, network with industry peers and learn from industry experts. Our first time at the show, we were able to demonstrate fmfirst ® functionality and how its flexible, modular format makes it adaptable across all FM sectors. Visit the fmfirst® website  for details. 
TrainingSMaximise your system performance - Asckey training 
The fmfirst® product suite is constantly evolving and our in-house training courses ensure that users are utilising all available functionality for maximum system efficiency. Mirroring the application, training is modular and can be tailored to fit the exact needs of individual users/organisations.

Our courses are structured to fully reflect the realities of daily operational activities.  Find out which course best suits your needs

Self-service support 
Our new self-service fmfirst support portal enables users to log faults and system observations.  With this faster, self-service method of support, users can keep track of status and outstanding actions.

New support staff 
Join us in welcoming our latest addition to the team - Andrew Jackson our new Support Technician. Andrew is on hand to answer queries and provide advice for how to get the most from your fmfirst® system. 

ontact Asckey today on 0845 270 7747 and ask about our upcoming fmfirst® training courses.
Asckey Data Services

For all your estates and facilities management software requirements, free trial information and system training needs, contact Asckey today on 0845 270 7747 or email